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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Rafal Niemojewski India’s Biennale Effect: A Politics of Contemporary Art , edited by D’Souza Robert E. Manghani Sunil , London : Routledge , 2017 , 277 pages, ₹1050 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-138-28133-2 © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 In the recent ArtReview.com op...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Uroš Čvoro; Chrisoula Lionis This article examines the use of humor in contemporary art from two nations understood as “peripheral” states within Europe: Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Focusing on the concepts of “locality” and “visibility,” this article makes clear the way artists from...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... these earlier projects were short-lived and the targets of considerable criticism, not least because of their connections with military and corporate clients, in the twenty-first century the legacies of CAVS and A&T have been unproblematically reclaimed. Contemporary art and tech projects, we argue...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
...John Beck The defensive systems of fortified bunkers built during the twentieth century have become, especially since the end of the Cold War, objects of troubled fascination for artists, architects, and archaeologists. Images of bunkers proliferate in contemporary art and photography, and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 July 2014
...). In the crack, as it were, a reimagination of the world is possible. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 revolution contemporary art modernism Standing in one of the largest slate quarries in England, at Bayston Hill in Shropshire, facing the dark water that fills its depths, Andy Hewitt...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
... scarcity on the art market of old masters’ works, for example, has been an important driver feeding the interest and investments of the super-rich in contemporary art. Indeed, super-rich art collectors and global galleries, such as Larry Gagosian’s fourteen gallery spaces, in the super-rich enclaves of New...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of the others or enemies of art in Theodor Adorno’s work on aesthetics, as well as Jameson’s redemptive reading of Adorno and Max Horkheimer’s analysis of the anti-Semite qua philistine. It uses the latter to argue that philistine acts committed by contemporary decolonial cultural activists are not...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Joanne Roberts This article investigates the moral acceptability of contemporary luxury. The meaning of luxury and its manifestations in today’s economically developed countries are explored. The nature of morality is considered, and the evolving moral standing of luxury from the classical period...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... people but also inspired a vogue for mockeries of various other canonic texts. In addition to traditional classics, Canon-Mocking Literature has extended its parodies to include the modern revolutionary canon, Western high culture, and contemporary popular culture (e.g. pop songs, martial arts...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... shadow, and the urban art of social exclusion painted upon its walls, I seek to discuss in this article the situation of the Romanian Roma immigrant in contemporary Paris. In order to understand the situation of these people in a wider social context, I also consider the politics of the Sarkozy regime...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 155–160.
Published: 01 July 2008
... some clues. This new series of photographs was made at RAF Coltishall in May 2007. Contemporary artists and archaeologists are collaborating in an interdisciplinary investigation of the site during its closure. © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN THE UK 2008 military airfields contemporary art wall art...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 155–172.
Published: 01 July 2016
... through all kinds of artistic activities and items produced in and around the occupation sites that also attest to the spirit of collective activism. These occupation events prompt us to rethink the possibilities of contemporary art for reengaging with its political power—something that has gradually been...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 300–319.
Published: 01 November 2014
... sense, is inextricably barbaric as a result of simply being after Auschwitz. Culture must acknowledge the finitude in its own ability to live up to an ethical demand in response to justice, whose arrival is infinitely deferred. In spite of this, culture, and art in particular, must not refrain from the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
... artistic scene as an interactive space between art and politics, between cultures and publics, participates in the elaboration of a bond between Muslims and Europeans, a bond not without elements of confrontation and violence. It is argued that while the statue violates the intimacy and piety of a Muslim...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Hanan Toukan This article studies the Picasso in Palestine exhibit in light of what it means to be a modern and resistant Palestinian colonial subject, living in a sovereign state-to-be in our contemporary global world. By drawing on theories of the imagination, resistance studies, art, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... on paper … the nature of the ultimate product—working out its last detail before a single step was made in the factory…. Here, then, in the constitution of the orchestra, was the ideal pattern of the new society. It was achieved in art before it was approached in technics. (202–3) Jacques Attali...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Dissent: Aspects of the Art Left in Sixties America . Manchester : Manchester University Press . Hardt Michael , and Negri Antonio . 2001 . Empire . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Harris Jonathan . 2011 . Globalization and Contemporary Art . Malden, MA : Wiley...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 July 2005
... general context of cultural policy and economics (e.g. Caves 2000 : 196–9). This article is, therefore, an attempt to focus attention on the contemporary arts prize, and in particular on the process of judging. It asks whether arts prize juries are, in fact, the equivalent of a random number generator...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... contrast to the business-as-usual that creates the endless stream of art products. Every day, the galleries of Chelsea, Bergamot, or other art world venues display image commodities that vie for celebrity status in the high-stakes gamble of a rarified market. In that scene, the contemporary artist’s...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... , anticipate the contemporary public recalibration of ideas of intimacy as associated with social media, tally with contested ideas of the sexualization of female empowerment as associated with contested elements of third wave feminism, and can be read as a contemporary phase of Antonio Negri’s theory of art...